Colon and Rectum Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
 
 

Colon and Rectum Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Colorectal screenings are the best way to detect polyps and dysplasia in order to prevent the onset of invasive cancer. Individuals with a family history of colorectal cancer may want to discuss the option of genetic testing with their doctor. Testing for both polyps and cancer may take the form of:

Treatment for colon cancer will likely involve a combination of surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.

Request a referral to one of BayCare's experienced primary care physicians or specialists.